RED Epic Dragon review: First camera to break the 100-point DxOMark sensor score barrier!

By Kevin Carter - Monday March 03 2014

Camera Review
Introduction | Overall score: Epic Dragon takes first place (101 points) | Dynamic range and color depth: First place in both categories (14.8Ev, 26.5 Bits) | Low Light ISO: 10th place (ISO 2745) | Nikon D800 vs Red Epic Dragon | Specification | In Depth Analysis | Conclusion
RED Epic Dragon review: First camera to break the 100-point DxOMark sensor score barrier!

The highly configurable RED Epic Dragon is the latest version of the firm’s original Epic-M Digital Still and Motion Camera (DSMC). Although we are more used to analyzing still cameras at DxOMark, we’ve had a unique opportunity to assess RAW output from a prototype using all of our usual industry standard tests. As the results were extraordinary, we thought we would share the findings. Read on to find out how this high-performance sensor performs.

Overall score: Epic Dragon takes first place (101 points)

Dynamic range and color depth: First place in both categories (14.8Ev, 26.5 Bits)

Low Light ISO: 10th place (ISO 2745)

Nikon D800 vs Red Epic Dragon

Specification

In Depth Analysis

Conclusion